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Child Support & Alimony
All payments should be mailed to:
State Disbursement Unit (SDU)
P.O. Box 8500
Tallahassee, FL 32314
Online Payments including Amscot, MoneyGram, and Western Union can be made at My Florida County website. It is important to include your DRD number on all payments or correspondence relating to your case
Cash payments can be made through Fidelity Express, which can be found in participating gas stations and grocery stores. Fidelity Express has more than 280 locations in Florida and more than 5,000 nationwide.
If you have questions regarding payments or checks not yet posted to your account, please call the SDU at 877-769-0251. If you have questions regarding online payments, please call 877-326-8689.
Child Support Assistance
The following options are available for enforcing your order should the payments become delinquent.
For Child Support Assistance
Florida Department of Revenue
Child Support Enforcement
115 S Missouri Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33815
The Department of Revenue will also enforce alimony cases if connected with an on-going child support order. Please visit My Florida County website for basic questions regarding Child Support and how to receive payments via electronic check.
For Child or Alimony Support Assistance
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For legal advice, contact a private attorney of your choice, or contact:
- Florida Legal Aid: 800-378-0118
- Lawyer Referral Service of the Florida Bar: 800-342-8011
You may also choose to file enforcement pleadings on your own. This can only be done at our Bartow or Northeast offices. Pleadings should be filed in the Family Law Department of the Clerk of Court’s office. There are a limited number of packets available for your use, however Clerk’s office staff is not authorized by law to provide legal assistance or give advice in completing the forms. A list of certified process servers is available via the website for Florida's 10th Judicial Circuit.
If either party is experiencing difficulties exercising visitation rights set forth in their court order, mediation services are available through the Family Mediation Department. Information is available by phone at 863-534-4698 during normal business hours.